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Taxidermy is one of the world’s oldest crafts. In fact, even the ancient Egyptians practiced this art form for the preservation of beloved pets or hunting trophies.

What is taxidermy exactly?

Taxidermy is the art of preparing , stuffing , and mounting the skin of animals for display as home decoration, trophies or for museum pieces. The word taxidermy is even derived from the Greek word arrangement meaning..skin. It is largely associated with such admired skills as sculpting, painting, and tanning. The craftsmen who practice this ancient skill are called “Taxidermist”. You will find taxidermists in a wide variety of employ. Some are hobby taxidermist, some professional, some working for universities and other large establishments.

What kind of animal can be preserved this way?

Taxidermy can be done on all vertebrate species of animals including mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, and amphibians
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